LG announces Meridian audio-tuned Tone+ wireless earbuds
LG is throwing in its own competitor in the true wireless earbuds game, with the newly announced Tone+, which are tuned by Meridian Audio
BRAVEN announces rugged speaker and wireless earbud line-ups
ZAGG sub-brand BRAVEN has announced its line-up of rigged BRV speakers, consisting of the BRV-XXL/2, BRV-XL, BRV-X/2 and BRV-MINI.
AirPods updated with wireless charging case, new silicon
You can place the new AirPods charging case on a Qi charging pad. It costs $79. No, not the AirPods themselves. Those cost more.
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Tipster says 15-minute wireless charges for Apple AirPods
Second-generation AirPods have consistently been rumored to be able to charge wirelessly. But this leak proclaims incredulous speed.
Need accessories? Look to the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Buds
The Galaxy Fit mini-band also should get exercisers who are looking for something to wear all the time locked into their health stats.
Huawei Mate 20 will have the handiest wireless charging feature… but you have to buy into it
Are you going to spend upwards of $160 to take advantage of it? It brings high-quality, cable-free listening to your devices.
Don’t get scammed when going for an AirPods discount on Amazon
If you’re taking advatage of a $15 coupon Amazon’s offering for Apple’s wireless earbuds, don’t take the deceptive bait of the “NEW.” We explain.
OPPO O-Free headphones go well with Find X handset while packing new Qualcomm SoC
Priced at the equivalent of $105 in China, the “truly wireless” OPPO O-Free Blueooth earbuds are powered by a brand-new QCC3026 chip.
Mobvoi introduces $129 TicPods Free at $79 on Indiegogo
That was at the Super Early Bird stage, though you can still get great discounts even at the higher tiers. All for wireless earbuds that have more colors than AirPods.
Indian pricing for OnePlus 6 is as bad as we’re thinking it is
Well, at least in affirming that price increases are inevitable with every new OnePlus phone. But there’s that nasty $750 price point for the top-end OnePlus 6 again.
Huawei FreeBuds last twice as long as AirPods on a charge
They also have a different earbud design which sticks into the ear canal for better noise isolation. And they cost just as much as AirPods.
The iPhone SE 2 and MWC 2018 | #PNWeekly 293
In the midst of all the MWC coverage we’re pulling off, we’ve got to keep to our promise of a weekly mobile tech podcast. And we have the perfect iPhone to do it with. Yes, iPhone.
Apple is investigating AirPod that caught fire
What caused only one AirPod to swirl in smoke and then pop and spark during a workout? The user and Apple wants to know.
Vodafone UK iPhone X pre-orders paired with free AirPods
The deal is pretty exclusive, though, with email invitations going out to a select group of UK residents. But it’s still a nice offer.
Bose unveils world’s first Google Assistant headphones, as well as pricey AirPods contenders
There’s nothing cheap about Bose’s latest wireless audio accessories, priced at $250 and $350 with complete freedom and Google Assistant respectively.
Harman unveils Allure speaker with Alexa, JBL Link Series with Google Assistant, and more
It’s not unusual for a company specialized in audio technology to release both Alexa and Google Assistant speakers. But Harman is Samsung’s subsidiary.
Google Assistant-powered headphones could be coming soon to rival Apple AirPods
Google seems to be legitimately cooking up an avalanche of hardware releases this fall, including mysterious headphones with built-in Assistant support.
Expensive AirPods made even more expensive from Amazon
At this stage, we don’t recommend buying a pair of AirPods unless you’re happy paying over MSRP or waiting weeks on weeks for them to arrive.
Leaked renders and new rumors fully expose first Fitbit smartwatch and wireless earbuds
That oft-rumored, oft-delayed first full-on Fitbit smartwatch is rendered in press-friendly quality today, alongside the company’s wireless headphones.
LG Tone Studio and Tone Free wearable audio products blast off in CES 2017 lead-up
LG looks keen to “bring new level of wearable sound innovation” to CES 2017, although the Tone Studio and Tone Free seem a little weird.
AirPod battery replacements are free from Apple in-warranty or with AppleCare
If you head to Apple to get your AirPods’ faulty batteries switched out, it’s free if it’s within warranty or under AppleCare.
AirPods by Christmas? Tim Cook may have assured a customer in an email
In a supposed email to a customer, the CEO of Apple mentioned that the company’s first pair of wireless earbuds would ship “over the next few weeks.”
AirPods may skip Black Friday, ship in December
Barclays Research analysts believe that Apple will only have up to 15 million units ready to ship in a month. Pre-orders are already piled.
Apple AirPods ETA up in the air, Beats Wireless sets available
The late October timeframe for launch will not be achieved because Apple is not ready to launch them. But you can get your Beats on.
Sky’s the limit for Lightning EarPods, AirPods, Beats Wireless
Apple has officially dumped the mini-phonojack — the 3.5mm headphone jack to…